The national police are investigating what has been described as the most gruesome murder of three little children in Juba on Saturday,
August 1, 2020. The siblings are said to have been killed in cold blood at around 4:00 PM in Rock city residential area by an unidentified person.
The heinous act in an urban set up has angered South Sudanese all over the world. The children have been identified as 9-year-old Naomi Edward, 7-year-old Blessing Edward and Nor Edward who was 4 at the time of death.
Police and community members say the children were murdered in the absence of their parents.
The case is still under investigation as the police have not released official communication about the crime. The house in which the children were murdered is about 200 meters away from an outpost of the Joint Operations Unit in Rock City.